Caddo Parish, LA

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2022 Population
236,259
1.47% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bill Cassidy
Republican Party
US Senator
John Kennedy
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.9%
4.43% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,572
10.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,700
9.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
96,578
1.04% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Caddo Parish, LA had a population of 236k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $47,572. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Caddo Parish, LA declined from 239,775 to 236,259, a −1.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,153 to $47,572, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Caddo Parish, LA are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (49.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (43.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.55%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.27%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.06%).

None of the households in Caddo Parish, LA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Caddo Parish, LA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Caddo Parish, LA are Louisiana State University-Shreveport (3,941 degrees awarded in 2022), Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport (547 degrees), and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (269 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Caddo Parish, LA was $166,700, and the homeownership rate was 60.5%.

Most people in Caddo Parish, LA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Caddo Parish, LA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Caddo Parish, LA is home to a population of 236k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.21% of Caddo Parish, LA residents were born outside of the country (5.22k people).

In 2022, there were 1.13 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Caddo Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 103k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Caddo Parish, LA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Caddo Parish, LA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Caddo Parish, LA
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    116k ± 859
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    103k ± 491
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.03k ± 1.07k
3.05%
Hispanic Population
7.2k people

In 2022, there were 1.13 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (116k people) in Caddo Parish, LA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 103k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.03k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.05% of the people in Caddo Parish, LA are hispanic (7.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Caddo Parish, LA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Honduras
    36,279 ± 4,658 people
  2. Mexico
    23,092 ± 3,722 people
  3. Vietnam
    18,064 ± 3,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Louisiana was Honduras, the natal country of 36,279 Louisiana residents, followed by Mexico with 23,092 and Vietnam with 18,064.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.21%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5.22k people
2.13%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.1k people

As of 2022, 2.21% of Caddo Parish, LA residents (5.22k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Caddo Parish, LA was 2.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,264 ± 481
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,396 ± 456
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,588 ± 386

Caddo Parish, LA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Caddo Parish, LA employs 96.6k people. The largest industries in Caddo Parish, LA are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,036 people), Retail Trade (11,600 people), and Educational Services (9,269 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,446), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,299), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($64,485).

Males in Louisiana have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,789. The income inequality in Louisiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

96.6k
2022 Value
± 2,910
−1.04%
1 Year decline
± 4.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Caddo Parish, LA declined at a rate of −1.04%, from 97.6k employees to 96.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Caddo Parish, LA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (10,587 people), Sales & Related Occupations (9,776 people), and Management Occupations (8,266 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Caddo Parish, LA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

96.6k
2022 Value
± 2,910
−1.04%
1 Year decline
± 4.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Caddo Parish, LA declined at a rate of −1.04%, from 97.6k employees to 96.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Caddo Parish, LA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,036 people), Retail Trade (11,600 people), and Educational Services (9,269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Caddo Parish, LA, though some of these residents may live in Caddo Parish, LA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,383
Median earning men ± $1,744
$29,960
Median earning women ± $1,701

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($67,722), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($65,613), and Public Administration ($59,151).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($44,583), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,298), and Manufacturing ($39,650).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.94M people employed in Louisiana. This represents a 1.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 14.4%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 3,091
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,833
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,202
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Caddo County, LA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (45.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.973%).

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing the state of Louisiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Louisiana

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Bill Cassidy
Senator from Louisiana2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Kennedy
Senator from Louisiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy are the senators currently representing Louisiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Louisiana

Louisiana is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Caddo Parish, LA awarded 5,636 degrees. The student population of Caddo Parish, LA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,334 male students and 9,214 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Caddo Parish, LA are White (2,486 and 45.4%), followed by Black or African American (1,655 and 30.2%), Unknown (685 and 12.5%), and Hispanic or Latino (266 and 4.86%).

The largest universities in Caddo Parish, LA by number of degrees awarded are Louisiana State University-Shreveport (3,941 and 69.9%), Diesel Driving Academy-Shreveport (547 and 9.71%), and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (269 and 4.77%).

The most popular majors in Caddo Parish, LA are General Business Administration & Management (2,630 and 46.7%), Truck, Bus, & Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor (547 and 9.71%), and Health Care Administration & Management (411 and 7.29%).

The median tuition costs in Caddo Parish, LA are $31,149 for private four year colleges, and $7,324 and $12,760 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2022 in Caddo Parish, LA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.3%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,548 (36.7% men and 63.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,548 students enrolled in Caddo Parish, LA, 36.7% men and 63.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 6,513 records, of which 60.4% were women and 39.6% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Caddo Parish, LA was Curriculum & Instruction with 226 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,941 degrees awarded
  2. 547 degrees awarded
  3. 269 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Louisiana State University-Shreveport with 3,941 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,336 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Caddo Parish, LA, which is 0.708 times less than the 3,300 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,486 degrees mean that there were 1.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,655 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($31,149) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,340) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.811% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.2M), Some college (811k), and Secondary Education (604k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Caddo Parish, LA was $166,700 in 2022, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $152,800 to $166,700, a 9.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Caddo Parish, LA is 60.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Caddo Parish, LA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Caddo Parish, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Caddo Parish, LA is $47,572. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Caddo Parish, LA was Census Tract 226 with a value of $154,250, followed by Census Tract 231 and Census Tract 230, with respective values of $135,250 and $88,214.

In 2022, 18.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Caddo Parish, LA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.997%.

Property

$166,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,749
$57,182
Median Property Taxes
±$2,003

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Caddo Parish, LA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.5%
Homeownership
2022
65.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.5% of the housing units in Caddo Parish, LA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 226
  2. Census Tract 231
  3. Census Tract 230

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Caddo Parish, LA was Census Tract 226 with a value of $154,250, followed by Census Tract 231 and Census Tract 230, with respective values of $135,250 and $88,214.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Caddo Parish, LA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$47,572
Median Household Income
± $2,032
94.5k
Number of Households
± 2,802

In 2022, the median household income of the 94.5k households in Caddo Parish, LA grew to $47,572 from the previous year's value of $43,153.

The following chart displays the households in Caddo Parish, LA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Caddo Parish, LA is from Louisiana.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Louisiana
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Louisiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Louisiana was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Louisiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Louisiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.35%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.66%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Caddo Parish, LA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.35%) and those who worked at home (4.66%).

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Caddo Parish, LA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Caddo Parish, LA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 18.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Caddo Parish, LA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.997%.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Caddo Parish, LA (50.8k out of 232k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Caddo Parish, LA is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 25.7% of the children was living in poverty in Caddo Parish, LA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 4.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 688 in Caddo Parish, LA. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.05 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.5% of the population of Caddo Parish, LA has health coverage, with 34.7% on employee plans, 31.4% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Caddo Parish, LA see 795 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.67% decrease from the previous year (861 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1230 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 135 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

795 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Caddo Parish, LA

Primary care physicians in Caddo Parish, LA see an average of 795 patients per year. This represents a 7.67% decrease from the previous year (861 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Caddo Parish, LA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.48%
Uninsured
34.7%
Employer Coverage
31.4%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Caddo Parish, LA declined by 0.738% from 7.53% to 7.48%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 88 in Caddo Parish, LA.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.4% in Caddo Parish, LA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.82% in Caddo Parish, LA.

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